Match Prediction Bangladesh Premier League 2019-20 - Dhaka Platoon v Khulna Tigers
The 31st match of the Bangladesh Premier League 2019-20 will be played between Dhaka Platoon and Khulna Tigers at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium in Sylhet.
Khulna Tigers are placed at the second spot in the Bangladesh Premier League 2019-20 points table with five wins and two losses from seven games. The Tigers have 10 points and a net run rate of + 0.742.
Dhaka Platoon have had a middling performance which is why they are placed at the third spot in the leaderboard. Out of their 8 matches, they have won 5 while losing 3 and have 10 points, with a net run rate of + 0.572.
It is hardly a surprise that Tamim Iqbal is the top run-scorer for Dhaka Platoon with 293 runs from 7 matches at an average of 58.60. He has the best of 74 but would like to up the ante when it comes to his scoring rate and improve upon his strike rate of 115.81.
Wahab Riaz is the leading wicket-taker for the Platoon with 10 wickets from 7 innings. Mahedi Hasan has picked up 6 wickets from 8 innings and has been relatively economical, conceding runs at 6.91.
Rilee Rossouw has scored the most runs for Khulna Tigers with 274 runs from 7 innings at an average of 54.80 and a strike rate of almost 160. He is the fourth-highest run-scorer of the tournament and has the best of unbeaten 66. Mushfiqur Rahim has also been good for the Tigers with 216 runs at 54.
Shahidul Islam and Robbie Frylinck have been among wickets for the Tigers, with 12 and 8 wickets respectively.
Let's have a look at the probable playing XI of both teams:
Khulna Tigers - Najmul Hossain Shanto, Mehidy Hasan, Rilee Rossouw, Shamsur Rahman, Mushfiqur Rahim (c & wk), Najibullah Zadran, Robbie Frylinck, Shahidul Islam, Mohammad Amir, Tanvir Islam, Shafiul Islam
Dhaka Platoon - Shahid Afridi, Mashrafe Mortaza (c), Tamim Iqbal, Wahab Riaz, Thisara Perera, Mominul Haque, Anamul Haque (wk), Jaker Ali, Shadab Khan, Mahedi Hasan, Hasan Mahmud
Who will win the toss? - Khulna Tigers
Who will win? – Khulna Tigers
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Rilee Rossouw (Khulna Tigers), Tamim Iqbal (Dhaka Platoon)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Mohammad Amir (Khulna Tigers), Wahab Riaz (Dhaka Platoon)
Most Sixes – Rilee Rossouw (Khulna Tigers), Tamim Iqbal (Dhaka Platoon)
Player of the Match – Rilee Rossouw
Team Scores Batting first – Khulna Tigers 170+, Dhaka Platoon 165+
Match Handicap Dhaka Platoon
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*NB these predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced and we will be running ‘In–Play’ features, so stay tuned.
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